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Here’s how many foreign-born residents are in the U.S.

People recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.People recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.
People recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.Photograph by Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images

Nearly 59 million immigrants have arrived on U.S. soil in the last 50 years, growing their share of the population to near record levels, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.

The current 14% foreign-born share almost matches the 15% levels seen shortly after the turn of the 20th century. Meanwhile, demographic projections suggest that foreign-born residents will account for 88% of the U.S. population growth between now and 2065, when they will make up 103 million of the nation’s 441 residents.

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Since 1965, around half of all immigrants have come from Latin America, with Mexico making up 28% of all newcomers. Asians, especially those from China and India, are also coming in droves, as their share has risen from less than 1% in 1965 to 6% in 2015.

The topic of immigration has become widely-discussed among this year’s presidential candidates. Republican candidate Donald Trump has made headlines for his controversial stances on immigration, which include building a wall on the U.S-Mexican border. Meanwhile, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has advocated for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, especially for children and students.